European moments of 2019. Part 1: Europa League

The year 2019 belongs to most successful concerning Slavia European record. Review the most emotional moments of our Europa League spring campaign.

February 21: From zero to hero


KRC Genk 1-4 Slavia

The complete winter break had just one goal: Success in early Europa League round of 32. But after goalless home draw with KRC Genk Slavia were not in the best position for the second leg in Belgium. On top of that the red and whites were one goal down just 10 minutes into the game after the goalkeeper’s mistake. But then Vladimír Coufal equalized and Slavia returned on the pitch for one of the best second halves of the year. Ibrahim Traoré gave us lead and captain Milan Škoda crowned Slavia progression with two more goals.



March 7: The shoulder


Sevilla FC 2-2 Slavia

Slavia conceded just 20 seconds into the game at Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán in Sevilla, Miroslav Stoch equalized from behind the box, but another volley by Munir gave the home side lead again. Then – in 39th minute – Alex Král scored. It was his maiden goal in Slavia, one of the most important and one of the most peculiar ones. Souček failed to reach Stoch’s corner kick, the ball rebounded from Král’s shoulder and fell into the net next to the left post. The promising 2-2 away draw was born.



Soulder-goal by Alex Král in Slavia TV documentary "Total Season":
 

March 14: 118’ 53’’


Slavia 4-3 Sevilla FC

Surprising 3-5 1 tactical line-up and one of the most thrilling game in Slavia history. The red and whites took lead by Ngadeu, Ben Yedder equalized from penalty, but Souček return the lead to us from the spot too. Another equalizer came thanks to Munir and after 2-2 the game went to extra time. When Vázquez headed the ball in on 98th minute, no one would bet a single penny on Slavia, but Mick van Buren came with another equalizer just 4 minutes later. And then, at 118’ 53’’ – just a little bit more than 1 minute before the end – Ibrahim Traoré tried his luck from 12 yards, Sevilla defender Simon Kjaer instead of clearing the ball sent it into his own net. “Beautifully hideous” as Czech TV commentator described it.



Traoré´s goal against Sevilla in Slavia TV documentary "Total Season":

April 18: English Dream


Chelsea FC 4-3 Slavia

The game of quarter-final second leg at Stamford Bridge started as an absolute disaster but ended as something worth to remember for Slavia fans. The red and whites were three goals down after just 17 minutes, 4-1 down after 27 minutes, but Petr Ševčík scored two stunners after the break and Slavia were close to sensation. “I wanted to shoot right away. At the break, we talked about needing to get more shots in, so it was on my mind right away,” 24-year old midfielder said after the game.



Both Ševčík´s goals in Slavia TV documentary "Total Season":

April 18: The Farewell


Chelsea FC 4-3 Slavia

Slavia were eliminated by the future winners of UEFA Europa League, but it could not stop more than 2,500 fans from the Czech Republic from performing the traditional chant with the players. “Red and white fighting force. Slavia Prague. We are always with you! After a win, after a loss, and so long live Slavia!” made stop even most of Chelsea fans leaving the stadium.


The post-match ritual at Stamford Bridge in Slavia TV documentary "Total Season":

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